Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
O*NET Detailed Work Activities
O*Net Code
17-3025.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

24 skill sets | 29 total skills
Dispose of hazardous materials
Assist in the cleanup of hazardous material spills.
Arrange for the disposal of lead, asbestos, or other hazardous materials.
Maintain operational records or records systems
Maintain project logbook records or computer program files.
Document design or operational test results
Record laboratory or field data, including numerical data, test results, photographs, or summaries of visual observations.
Analyze test or validation data
Collect and analyze pollution samples, such as air or ground water.
Collect samples of raw materials or finished products
Collect and analyze pollution samples, such as air or ground water.
Prepare technical or operational reports
Produce environmental assessment reports, tabulating data and preparing charts, graphs, or sketches.
Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment
Decontaminate or test field equipment used to clean or test pollutants from soil, air, or water.
Receive, set up, test, or decontaminate equipment.
Maintain clean work areas
Decontaminate or test field equipment used to clean or test pollutants from soil, air, or water.
Package materials for transport
Prepare and package environmental samples for shipping or testing.
Monitor processes for compliance with standards
Maintain process parameters and evaluate process anomalies.
Prepare permit applications or review compliance with environmental permits.
Investigate system, equipment, or product failures
Maintain process parameters and evaluate process anomalies.
Inspect facilities or sites to determine if they meet specifications or standards
Inspect facilities to monitor compliance with regulations governing substances, such as asbestos, lead, or wastewater.
Prepare detailed work plans
Develop work plans, including writing specifications or establishing material, manpower, or facilities needs.
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality
Review technical documents to ensure completeness and conformance to requirements.
Analyze operational data to evaluate operations, processes or products
Perform statistical analysis and correction of air or water pollution data submitted by industry or other agencies.
Assess product or process usefulness
Evaluate and select technologies to clean up polluted sites, restore polluted air, water, or soil, or rehabilitate degraded ecosystems.
Investigate the environmental impact of projects
Assess the ability of environments to naturally remove or reduce conventional or emerging contaminants from air, water, or soil.
Work with customers to assess the environmental impact of proposed construction or to develop pollution prevention programs.
Advise customers on the use of products or services
Work with customers to assess the environmental impact of proposed construction or to develop pollution prevention programs.
Prepare contracts, disclosures, or applications
Prepare permit applications or review compliance with environmental permits.
Provide technical guidance to other personnel
Provide technical engineering support in the planning of projects, such as wastewater treatment plants, to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and policies.
Create models of engineering designs or methods
Model biological, chemical, or physical treatment processes to remove or degrade pollutants.
Create models to demonstrate or predict the process by which pollutants move through or impact an environment.
Schedule operational activities
Review work plans to schedule activities.
Supervise production or support personnel
Oversee support staff.
Research engineering aspects of biological or chemical processes
Improve chemical processes to reduce toxic emissions.